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Aman Thind is the head of Sales and Marketing at Nava Ventures, a new company that offers financial technology for banks and credit unions. As a young start-up, Nava was part of UBC’s Spring 2020...
Stephanie & Cheng
Stephanie Huen and Chang Li are the co-founders of Abacus Studio, a start-up furniture retailer based in Vancouver. Huen has always been passionate about social change and Li has always been...
Robert Colman is releasing his third poetry collection this spring with Palimpsest Press. The book, Democratically Applied Machine, is based on his MFA thesis work.
Rahela Nayebzadah’s novel, titled Monster Child, will be released in 2021 with Wolsak and Wynn.
roslyn muir
Local screenwriter and creative writing instructor Roslyn Muir has published her debut novel, The Chimera’s Apprentice, a middle-grade fantasy adventure book for kids 9-12 years old. After finishing...
aarondeep bains
Aarondeep Bains won a 2020 Precedent Setter Award from Precedent Magazine for his work in the legal industry.
Amaan Banwait launched a free service to help Albertans, particularly seniors and those in self isolation, virtually connect with physicians online regarding Covid-19. Banwait wants to help ease the...
darcy gaechter
In 2013, Darcy Gaechter became the first woman to kayak the Amazon River from source to sea. In early March, she published a memoir about the experience titled Amazon Woman. It is an extraordinary...
emma fitzgerald
Hand Drawn Vancouver is Emma FitzGerald’s new book of whimsical sketches of Vancouver accompanied by thoughtful observations and snippets of overheard conversations. Take a tour of Vancouver’s sites...
sara hodson
Sara Hodson, who received an Alumni Builder Award from alumni UBC in 2020, is the founder of LIVE WELL exercise clinics. After leaving UBC, Hodson worked for a number of years in cardiac rehab,...